Related to vigil.
- Active strength or force of body or mind; capacity for exertion, physically, intellectually, or morally; energy.
- (biology) Strength or force in animal or vegetable nature or action.
- Strength; efficacy; potency.
- 1667, John Milton, “(please specify the book number)”, in Paradise Lost. […], London: […] [Samuel Simmons], […], OCLC 228722708; republished as Paradise Lost in Ten Books: […], London: Basil Montagu Pickering […], 1873, OCLC 230729554:
- But in the fruithful earth: there first receiv'd / His beams, unactive else, their vigour find.
Vigour and its derivatives commonly imply active strength, or the power of action and exertion, in distinction from passive strength, or strength to endure.
active strength or force of body or mind; capacity for exertion, physically, intellectually, or morally; force; energy
strength or force in animal or force in animal or vegetable nature or action; as, a plant grows with vigor
strength; efficacy; potency
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